The Morning Wrap: Preity Zinta Suspects Some IPL Team Mates Of Foul Play; Half Of Mumbai Marine Cops Can't Swim

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Bollywood star Preity Zinta wipes a tear from her eye after hearing that two of IPL Punjab Kings players Jawardne and Sangakara were injured in a terrorist shooting in Pakistan while she was attending the New Zealand and India 1st one day international cricket match at McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand, Tuesday, March 3, 2009. A dozen masked gunmen armed with rifles and rocket launchers attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team as it traveled to a match in Pakistan on Tuesday, wounding several players and killing five police officers, officials said. (AP Photo/NZPA, Ross Setford) ** NEW ZEALAND OUT **

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